“I have an idea to test this.” “Something is wrong here. We need to test it.” “How can we test this so nothing goes wrong?”
I hear statements like this a lot when people come to me wanting to test something. Often it turns out that the problem and the solution are different from what my colleague thinks it is. My goal, as my team’s lead, is to solve the problem in the most efficient way possible. My team is small and the requests for our time are numerous. I’m always trying to find ways to solve testing problems without building automation projects.
Here’s how I do that.